Swimming at the 1959 Summer Universiade

The swimming competition at the 1959 Summer Universiade took place in Turin, Italy.[1]

Men’s eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle   Igor Lushkovskiy (URS) 57.0   Andrzej Salamon (POL) 57.7   Paolo Pucci (ITA) 58.0
400 m freestyle   Igor Lushkovskiy (URS) 4:43.8   Ling (GDR) 4:46.5   Mario Liotti (ITA) 4:57.9
1500 m freestyle   Kadar (HUN) 19:55.7   Strasser (FRG) 20:07.0   José Cossio (ESP) 20:10.3
100 m backstroke   Gilberto Elsa (ITA) 1:05.7   Georgiy Kuvaldin (URS) 1:06.5   Mihovil Dorčić (YUG) 1:06.6
200 m breaststroke   Hans-Joachim Tröger (FRG) 2:42.9   Roberto Lazzari (ITA) 2:42.9   Andrzej Klopotowski (POL) 2:45.1
200 m butterfly   Fritz Dennerlein (ITA) 2:21.9   Grigoriy Kiselyov (URS) 2:25.1   Pavel Pazdírek (TCH) 2:25.2
4×200 m freestyle relay   Italy (ITA) 8:53.1   Hungary (HUN) 9:07.7   West Germany (FRG) 9:08.8
4×100 m medley relay   Italy (ITA) 4:20.4   Czechoslovakia (TCH) 4:27.6   West Germany (FRG) 4:28.5

Women’s eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle   N. Sacco (ITA) 1:09.7   Ludmila Kottková (TCH) 1:10.3   Koosje van Voorn (NED) 1:12.7
400 m freestyle   Ludmila Kottková (TCH) 5:33.3   Christine Gosden (GBR) 5:42.9   N. Sacco (ITA) 5:43.3
100 m backstroke   Rita Androsoni (ITA) 1:20.7   Tindall (GBR) 1:28.0   Bosch (FRG) 1:28.8
200 m breaststroke   Christine Gosden (GBR) 2:59.2   Alessandra Salvi (ITA) 3:08.2   Schiemenz (FRG) 3:21.1
100 m butterfly   Valentina Pozdnyak (URS) 1:13.9   Christine Gosden (GBR) 1:14.6   Cornelia Hruska (ITA) 1:28.1
4×100 m freestyle relay   Great Britain (GBR) 4:54.9   West Germany (FRG) 5:02.9   Italy (ITA) 5:06.4
4×100 m medley relay   Italy (ITA) 5:25.5   Great Britain (GBR) 5:32.8   West Germany (FRG) 5:47.4

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)72514
2  Soviet Union (URS)3205
3  Great Britain (GBR)2406
4  West Germany (FRG)1258
5  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1214
6  Hungary (HUN)1102
7  Poland (POL)0112
8  East Germany (GDR)0101
9  Netherlands (NED)0011
  Spain (ESP)0011
  Yugoslavia (YUG)0011
Totals (11 nations)15151545


ReferencesEdit